Ranthambore Fort lies within the Ranthambore National Park, near the city of Sawai Madhopur in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, India. the park being the former hunting grounds of the Maharajahs of Jaipur until the time of India's Independence. It is a formidable fort having been a focal point of the historical developments of Rajasthan. The fort is believed to be constructed by the Chahamanas. In the 13th century the Delhi Sultanate captured it for a brief time. The fort provides a panoramic view of the surrounding Ranthambore National Park and is now a popular tourist attraction.
In 2013, at the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee, Ranthambore Fort, along with 5 other forts of Rajasthan, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the group Hill Forts of Rajasthan.
National Park is located about 13.5 kilometers from the city of Sawai
Madhopur in Rajasthan. Located at the junction of the Aravali and Vindhya hill
ranges, this is one of the finest places to view wild animals, especially as
they are used to being stared at here. The park covers an area of approximately
400 sq km, and if combined with the area of Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary area, is
around 500 sq km.
Ranthambore National Park is dotted with structures that remind
you of bygone eras. There are numerous water bodies scattered all across the
park, which provide perfect relief to the wild animals during the scorching hot
days in summers. A huge fort, after which the park is named, towers over the
park atop a hill. There are many ruins of bygone eras scattered all over the jungle,
which give it a unique, wonderful and mixed flavour of nature, history and
wildlife. Tigers at Ranthambore National park have been known to even hunt in
full view of human visitors.
History of Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
Ranthambore National Park was established initially as Sawai
Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the Government of India. In 1973, it was
declared as one of the Project Tiger reserves in India. It was on 1st November,
1980 that Ranthambore was declared a national park, while the forests located
beside it were named Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary & Keladevi Sanctuary.
age to participate in this expedition is 10 Years. The age restriction will be
HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP:
Base Camp for the program is established at Shri Vijayeshwar Charitable Trust , Shiv Mandir, Bajriya , from 400 meter only Railway Station, and 300 meter near Bus Stand.
Sawai Madhopur connected by train service with Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Punjab, Haryana
Near airport Jaipur and Jaipur and Sawai Madhopur distance 150 KM
DAY 01st :- 13.01.2024 - Report at Base Camp Shri Vijayeshwar Charitable Trust, Shiv Mandir, Bajriya , Sawai Madhopur after 10:00 AM . Orientation and visit National Museum.
Day 02nd :- 14.01.2024 - Tiger Safari and Visit Ranthambor Fort Sawai Madhopur.
Day 03rd :-15.01.2024 - Tiger Safari & Long snout crocodile Sanctuary, Visit and Boating and evening Closing Ceremony.
Day 04th :- 16.01.2024 - Group Break after Breakfast.
HOW TO JOIN: Membersdesirous of joining this programme may apply on a prescribed Registration Form Duly
Name of bank Account :- YOUTH HOSTELS ASSOCIATION OF INDIA, RAJASTHAN STATE BRANCH
ACCOUNT NUMBER :- 3905000100129185
BANK NAME :- PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK
BRANCH ADDRESS :- SHIV ROAD, JAISALMER-345001
IFSC CODE :- PUNB0390500
ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES: Room with attach bath & Toilet
FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES: Special Rajasthani Dishes in Dinner & Normal Water
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG:
Lunch Box( For Pack Lunch), Plate, Tea Cup, Thermal Flast or Water Bottle, Thermal Wear
Trekking Shoes ( Preferably Waterproof, high ankle, & Nonskid), ID Proof Original and Xerox
Membership Card, Medical Certificate, Basic Medicine, Rucksack (If you have a good one, otherwise will be provided by YHAI). , Toilet paper., Towel, Soap. , Boroline, Vaseline, Sun protection Cream (SPF 30 & above)., Medicine (As per your personal requirement). , Personal Things use your at home
SAFETY & SECURITY:
Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into the planning of camping program for your safety. Our field staff and experienced camp leaders have visited the area to check all details. While every care has been taken to ensure safety, the youth hostels association of India or its Rajasthan State Branch not be responsible for any accident, Illness and such other unforeseen eventualities.
CANCELLATION RULES:In case you are unable to join the camp and wish to cancel your participation, Your application must reach the concern offices, before 21stDec.2023. In this case you will get 50% refund after completion of programme. If such notice received after 21stDec. 2023 No refund will be given.
WHERE TO APPLY FOR CANCELLATION:-1. Offline applicants should send their cancellation request in writing & email with admit card copy directly to the office of YHAI, RAJASTHAN STATE BRANCH.
2. Online applicants should contact and send their request to YHAI, National Office, New Delhi only. No enquiries to Rajasthan State Branch Office. It would not be entertained strictly.
1.NOTE :-Seat once booked may not be re-scheduled or transferred.
2.Any unforeseen event / strike or natural calamity will not be considered as a cause of cancellation.
3.Refund may be given after 30 days of completion the programs.